NEW YORK (AP) — The prospect of more economic stimulus from the Federal Reserve because of a slowdown in hiring last month is pushing the Standard & Poor's 500 index further into record territory.
Whirlpool, Delta Air Lines and Kimberly-Clark rose sharply after reporting higher earnings.
The S&P 500 was up six points, or 0.4 percent, to 1,750 as of noon Tuesday.
The Dow Jones industrial average was up 53 points, or 0.3 percent, at 15,445. The Nasdaq composite was up three points, or 0.1 percent, at 3,923.
Bond yields fell after the government reported that hiring slowed in September. The report suggested the Federal Reserve may keep up its huge bond-buying program for some time.
The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.53 percent from 2.60 percent.
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An Albuquerque Police officer involved shooting over the weekend marks the fifth since late October and city officials are taking notice.
A woman was stolen from her daughter's car, a woman who died more than five years ago.
Albuquerque police shot and killed a man Sunday night after responding to an assault call near UNM.
Deputies were led on a chase around 4 p.m. Monday after a person called 911 to report their vehicle had been stolen and was being driven recklessly around Albuquerque.
New Mexico could have hundreds of millions of dollars more to spend as legislators get ready to put together next year's budget in the upcoming legislative session.
Organizers of the Gildan New Mexico Bowl are hoping to shed the disappointing attendance numbers that weighed down the event last year when the Colorado State Rams and the Washington State Cougars face off Dec. 21.